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iphone icon stuck in my computer!

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#1 jdr


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Posted 04 December 2011 - 04:09 PM


I have a dell laptop running windows 7. I dont own an iphone. I never will. Once, about 15 months ago, shortly after i bought it, someone connect their iphone to transfer a file. 5 mins later he was done. Its never been connected since, nor has any other iphone.

Since then, ive had an "iphone" icon showing under my computer which is seemingly a complete ghost. I cannot delete it, cant find any record of any iphone files when i search for them, right click simply gives me an option to open which does nothing, or create a shortcut.

I read another persons comments on the same problem on another site, he said there was no record of it in the registry or anywhere, and ran installer clean up to remove all traces of apple software and still had this "ghost" icon which leads nowhere, cant be deleted, and has no apparent reason to be there.

Can anyone tell me how to get rid of the damn thing? I hate iphones. Why do apple insist on invading my life?!


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#2 cryptodan


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Posted 04 December 2011 - 04:16 PM

Have him reconnect the phone the computer and properly remove it. I own an iphone and this only happens when I have it plugged in.

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